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Raptors lose Valanciunas for series, Heat's Whiteside has MCL sprain
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Raptors lose Valanciunas for series, Heat's Whiteside has MCL sprain
Sunday May 8th, 2016

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Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will miss the rest of the series against the Miami Heat with a sprained ankle, the team announced Sunday. 

Valaciunas left Toronto’s 95–1 Game 3 win on Saturday and did not return after rolling his right ankle in the third quarter. He had 16 points and 12 rebounds before exiting the game.

A precautionary X-ray on the ankle came back negative.

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Valaciunas has been one of the top weapons for the Raptors this playoffs, averaging 15.0 points and 12.1 rebounds.

Heat center Hassan Whiteside is also out after suffering a sprained right MCL on Saturday. The Raptors hold a 2–1 lead in the series. 

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